Professor Dibu Ojerinde , Register The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has said that the proposed Computer Based Test (CBT)
which will enable candidates write their examination on-line, will
commence from 2013.
Professor Dibu Ojerinde disclosed this in Kaduna yesterday when he
led his management team and staff of the board on an advocacy visit over
the proposed Computer Based Test (CBT) to Kaduna State.
According to the JAMB registrar, who led the advocacy visit to
Kaduna State Ministry of Education, National Board for Technical
Education (NBTE), Kaduna Polytechnic and National Teachers Institute
(NTI), the board will also ensure uninterrupted power supply during the
He said although UTME candidates for 2013 will have options of Paper
Pencil Test (PPT) and Dual Based Test (computer and paper), the board
will begin full blown computer based testing by 2015.
“From now on, with the use of Computer Based Testing (CBT),
candidates will get their result within 30 minutes after the
examination. It will also address cases of result black out and
examination malpractice,” he said.